Spalting is any form of wood coloration caused by fungialthough primarily found in dead trees spalting can also occur in living trees under stressalthough spalting can cause weight loss and strength loss in the wood the unique coloration and patterns of spalted wood are sought by woodworkers. Here at rarefind we supply the finest quality wood for turning ranging from exotic to indigenous and from hardwoods to softwoods.
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What is spalting in wood. Many of my texas woods are very attractive and can make for beautiful and eye catching pens. All blanks are cut relatively square and machined to show wood grain and interesting features that may be hard to find such as wild grain ripple burl spalting birds eye and other interesting figure. We regularly have stock available up to 12 long and stock as wide as 20 24.
Texas woodcrafts texas wood and lumber for sale for turning carving and woodworking. Mango wood is high quality and durable south asian heartwood that can be used for the creation of both indoor and outdoor furniture that are easily resisting moisture and insect attacks flooring paneling turned objects construction objects and musical instruments. Burl wood products.
Send us an email or call 800 556 3106 with any questions or to request more specific photos of a piece. Xylaria hypoxylon known by the common names stags horn and candle snuff fungus is the most conspicuous because of its erect 37 cm tall antler like ascocarps. Its hard to beat the timeless combination of wood and steel.
We carefully select and match the most prized traditional and exotic hardwoods to give you the best grip. As i saw logs and mill the wood for lumber and turning blanks i am always alert for nicely figured and colorful wood that would be suitable for such pens. Wood includes mesquite osage orange bodark huisache pecan elm oak and more.
Xylaria is a genus of ascomycetous fungi commonly found growing on dead woodthe name comes from the greek xylon meaning wood see xylem. Our wood products are sold with no guarantee of moisture content. Our mesquite lumber is cut from trees sourced primarily in the san antonio valley where the texas giants of mesquite grow.
Pen blanks in texas woods. Our wood products are sold with no guarantee of moisture content. Send us an email or call 800 556 3106 with any questions or to request more specific photos of a piece.
Two of the common species of the genus are xylaria hypoxylon and xylaria polymorpha.
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